Turkey Refugee Guidance 2015 EN

Turkey Refugee Guidance 2015

Since the start of fighting in Syria in 2011, it is estimated that 1.6 million refugees have escaped to Turkey. There is currently only space for 220,000 people in formal refugee camps in Turkey, and while the Turkish government has been widely acknowledged for their support of refugees, international aid has not kept up with the growing needs. As the number of refugees increases, and the length of their stay in Turkey grows into months and years, refugees are understandably looking for ways to earn an income.


This is the English version of the policy. You can find the corresponding Turkish version here.


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